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Headlines - Saturday 21 January 2017
Questions remain as Supreme Court rules on wheelchair access case

Questions remain as Supreme Court rules on wheelchair access case

The Supreme Court has finally ruled on the long-running case brought by Doug Paulley again...

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Latest Live Edition 20 January 2017

Latest Live Edition 20 January 2017

Inside this issue: Supreme Court rules on wheelchair access to buses First highlights alt...

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Optare wins seven-year R&M contract for TfGM hybrid and electric fleet

Optare wins seven-year R&M contract for TfGM hybrid and electric fleet

Transport for Greater Manchester has awarded a seven-year, £8million contract to Optare  to provide repair and maintenance for 104 hybrid and electric-powered buses following a competitive tendering process...

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EYMS orders more Enviro200s in ‘buy local’ campaign

EYMS orders more Enviro200s in ‘buy local’ campaign

EYMS has confirmed an additional order for five ADL single-deck buses in addition to four which are just going into service in Scarborough alongside six ADL Enviro400 double-decks for Withernsea as part of a £1...

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Reading launches gas double-decks

Reading launches gas double-decks

Reading Buses launched its new Euro 6 double-deck gas buses for its Royal Blue route last weekend...

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FirstGroup highlights use of alternative fuels

FirstGroup highlights use of alternative fuels

FirstGroup reports that it expanded its use of alternative fuel sources across the company’s fleets in 2016, including adding biodiesel, gas and electric engines...

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Electric start to 2017

Electric start to 2017

BYD and ADL have received an important boost at the start of a new year with the announcement of a further order from Go Ahead London for 14 10...

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Contactless strategy underway at First Bus on Bristol park-and-ride

Contactless strategy underway at First Bus on Bristol park-and-ride

First Bus is starting a trial of contactless payment in Bristol this month on the Brislington and Portway park-and-ride services, ahead of a planned roll-out across the First Bus fleet nationally  over the next two years...

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Volvo promotes electric bus solution at global city summit

Volvo promotes electric bus solution at global city summit

Volvo used the C40 Mayors Summit which brought city leaders from around the world together...

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The Kings Ferry places repeat Tourismo order

The Kings Ferry places repeat Tourismo order

National Express subsidiary, The Kings Ferry, has placed a repeat order for ten Tourismos...

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Looking ahead to RDA exhibitions in 2017

Looking ahead to RDA exhibitions in 2017

Trade exhibitions remain an indispensable method for business development, and are especia...

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Obituary: Michael Ball  1959 – 2016

Obituary: Michael Ball 1959 – 2016

Michael Ball, former managing director of Volvo Bus in UK & Ireland and a vice preside...

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